Municipal Court

The Town of Highland Park Municipal Court, following state guidelines, will resume In-person hearings by appointment only. Any Defendant that needs to schedule a hearing, please call the Court office.

All visitors will be required to wear a face mask or facial covering and are required to a temperature check when entering Town Hall. The Court office is located on the second floor.

Please note that the Court window will remain in operation Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For all questions or concerns, please contact the Court office at 214-559-9303.

Online:  Those electing to make payment online without contesting the citation may use the online payment website

Municipal Court Transportation Slide

Court Sessions

Court is held Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Notice - Weapons Prohibited

Pursuant to Texas Penal Code 46.03, any weapon is prohibited from the Municipal Court. Other than law enforcement personnel, at no time may an individually legally carry a weapon into court.

Secondly, the second floor of Highland Park Town Hall is subject to open meetings requirements, Chapter 551, Government Code. Therefore, weapons are prohibited from the second floor of Town Hall.

Restrictions for Purses, Handbags, Briefcases and Backpacks

Purses, handbags, briefcases and backpacks not permitted in the courtroom. An exception will be made for medically necessary articles, but the items are subject to inspection by court security personnel.


The court accepts payment in person via cash, check, credit card, or money order. You may also pay online using a credit card with the exception of citations on which an arrest warrant has been issued. 

Online Payment

Those electing to make payment online without contesting the citation may use the online payment website. 

Payment Plans

A payment plan may be requested in person at the Municipal Court office on the day prior to your court date, or from the Judge on the date of your court appearance. If an arrest warrant has already been issued, then only the Judge may grant a payment plan.

Important Information about Payment Plans